The University of Newcastle, Australia

Study mathematical and physical sciences

The School provides a modern, relevant, and comprehensive learning experience, with graduates earning sought-after qualifications that lead to exciting career opportunities.

Data science and statistics

Data science and statistics is about describing, summarising and modelling the world around us. You’ll study statistical methodology and learn how historical data generated by real-world systems can forecast the future of these systems in industries like statistics, economics and finance, science, engineering, and quantitative social sciences.

Degrees

  1. Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Engineering
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Engineering; Combined Degree; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  2. Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Engineering
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Engineering; Combined Degree; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  3. Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    StudyArea: Engineering; Combined Degree
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  4. Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  5. Bachelor of Mathematics (Advanced)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  6. Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate_honours
  7. Bachelor of Psychological Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Psychology
    StudyArea: Community Services; Health and Medical Services
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  8. Bachelor of Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
    StudyArea: Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  9. Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
    StudyArea: Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  10. Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School:
    StudyArea: Business and Entrepreneurship; Computing, Maths and Technology
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_postgraduate
  11. Graduate Certificate in Data Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School:
    StudyArea: Business and Entrepreneurship; Computing, Maths and Technology
    Intake: Domestic New Students
    Level: level_postgraduate
  12. Master of Data Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    StudyArea: Business and Entrepreneurship; Computing, Maths and Technology
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_postgraduate

Mathematics

Mathematics is the science and study of number, quantity, and space, either as abstract concepts as pure mathematics, or applied to other disciplines such as physics and engineering. When you study mathematics in the Faculty of Science, you will learn how mathematics underpins most technological advances that we rely on every day.

Career examples

  • Data Scientist
  • Logistics Officer
  • Mathematical Modeller
  • Investment Banker

Degrees

  1. Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Engineering
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Engineering; Combined Degree; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  2. Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Engineering
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Engineering; Combined Degree; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  3. Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    StudyArea: Engineering; Combined Degree
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  4. Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Engineering; Combined Degree; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  5. Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  6. Bachelor of Mathematics (Advanced)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  7. Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate_honours
  8. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Engineering
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Engineering; Combined Degree; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  9. Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Engineering
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Engineering; Combined Degree; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  10. Bachelor of Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
    StudyArea: Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  11. Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
    StudyArea: Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate

Physics

Physics is one of the oldest natural sciences, dedicated to the study of how the universe works. Majors in this branch are concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. Students will learn how physics explains the fundamental mechanisms of the other sciences, underpins the technologies that are the focus of engineering, and opens up new areas of research.

Career examples

  • Nanotechnologist
  • Astrophysicist
  • Space Scientist
  • Optical Physicist

Degrees

  1. Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    StudyArea: Engineering; Science and the Environment; Combined Degree
    Intake: Domestic New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  2. Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Engineering; Combined Degree; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  3. Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Engineering; Science and the Environment; Combined Degree; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  4. Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  5. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Engineering
    StudyArea: Engineering; Science and the Environment; Combined Degree
    Intake: Domestic New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  6. Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
    School: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    StudyArea: Engineering; Science and the Environment; Combined Degree
    Intake: Domestic New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  7. Bachelor of Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
    StudyArea: Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  8. Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
    StudyArea: Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  9. Bachelor of Science (Honours)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School:
    StudyArea: Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate_honours

STEM

The world’s most complex issues, such as climate change, natural resource management, and food and water security, need to be addressed by those with transdisciplinary skills. By studying STEM, you will learn skills in creative and innovative thinking, ethical and sustainable practice, and communication – becoming a more-than-disciplinary practitioner.

Degrees

  1. Bachelor of Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  2. Bachelor of Mathematics (Advanced)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  3. Bachelor of Mathematics / Bachelor of Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Science and the Environment; Combined Degree; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  4. Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Computing, Maths and Technology; Maths, Technology and Computing
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate_honours
  5. Bachelor of Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
    StudyArea: Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  6. Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
    StudyArea: Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  7. Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School:
    StudyArea: Business and Entrepreneurship; Science and the Environment; Combined Degree
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate
  8. Bachelor of Science (Honours)
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School:
    StudyArea: Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_undergraduate_honours
  9. Graduate Certificate in Integrated Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    StudyArea: Engineering; Science and the Environment
    Intake: Domestic New Students
    Level: level_postgraduate
  10. Master of Data Science
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    StudyArea: Business and Entrepreneurship; Computing, Maths and Technology
    Intake: Domestic New Students; International New Students
    Level: level_postgraduate
  11. Master of Studies
    FacultyDivision: Faculty of Science
    School:
    StudyArea:
    Intake: Domestic New Students
    Level: level_postgraduate